Raymond William Stacey Burr (New Westminster, 21 maggio 1917 – Sonoma, 12 settembre 1993) è stato un attore canadese naturalizzato statunitense, noto per le sue interpretazioni teatrali, cinematografiche e televisive, specialmente per le serie televisive di Perry Mason e di Ironside.
Raymond William Stacey Burr (May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993) was a Canadian-American actor, primarily known for his title roles in the television dramas Perry Mason and Ironside. He was prominently involved in multiple charitable endeavors, such as working on behalf of the United Service Organizations.
Burr’s early acting career included roles on Broadway, radio, television and in film, usually as the villain. His portrayal of the suspected murderer in the Alfred Hitchcock thriller Rear Window (1954) is regarded as his best-known film role. He won two Emmy Awards, in 1959 and 1961, for the role of Perry Mason, which he played for nine seasons between 1957 and 1966. His second hit TV series, Ironside, earned him six Emmy nominations and two Golden Globe nominations.
After Burr’s death from cancer in 1993, his personal life came into question, as details of his known biography appeared to be unverifiable.
In 1996, Burr was listed as one of the 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time by TV Guide. A 2014 study found that Burr was rated as the favorite actor by Netflix users, with the greatest number of dedicated microgenres.